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Feb 2, 2013 6:00am EST
builders? those things aren't cheap here. stocks like amazon, not a cheap stock by any means. take a look at the whole picture. microsoft, intel, i would actually see people -- >> home builders, to mike's point, some people will make an argument that they're fully valued or overvalued at this point. energy is up 8%, financials up 6%. what do you make of this rally here? >> my worried a little bit. for today, you would have expected the s&p to take a step back in the middle of the day, maybe consolidate. it never did that. since march '09, memories are just too short. the vix now, you could buy some protection, stay long, fully invested and actually feel good about your position. the only worrisome trade i saw was people bought a boatload of vix call -- >> somebody bought the april 2025 call spread, paying 75 cents, 150,000 times, massive trade. it was something that a lot of option traders had their eye on. one more point on the valuation. we talk about tech not participating right here. xlk is up versus those other sectors, 5%, 6%, 8%. tech that is have gone apple, gone par bachlt olic,
Feb 19, 2013 11:00pm PST
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Feb 20, 2013 1:35am PST
sold through amazon and and the numb septic disasters are disgusting and costly, but avoidable. the rid-x septic subscriber program helps prevent backups by sending you monthly doses right to your door so you will never forget to maintain your system. sign up at the party place. bars and restaurants are packed... e running a >>> the city of walnut creek has become quite the party place these days. bars and restaurants in the creek with parked. but now the city will be running a bit dry. david jackson explains why certain kind of booze are being banned. david. >>reporter: it will be running a bit dry ken. that's right. if you look up and down street, you'll see that a lot of the bars and restaurants are open, even late on a weeknight like this. it has become quite a destination for people, even on weekend. the walnut creek department is saying there will be no new full bar liquor license issued for a year. >>reporter: walnut creek has pit its saturation point act coursing to police. they pour more alcohol than any city in california and that is too much for a police force
Feb 27, 2013 3:00pm EST
the legend. >> and mutual fund bob ol steen on amazon saying it's primed to fall and people will get hurt. he'll make his case hurt. >> in the markets for wednesday, the dow jones industrial average now sitting at the highs of the afternoon with a gain of 1.25%, 172 points higher. 14,7 0 72. last trade on the blue chip average, check the nasdaq, double-digit move there. technology one of the big winners there. checking on the nasdaq, also at the highest level of the afternoon on the nasdaq with a gain of 45 points and the s&p 500 higher by 20. the rally is kick off after more good news on the economy. we had strong data on housing and federal reserve chairman ben bernanke, well, he said this. >> the evidence thus far is that a housing market has hit the bottom and is recovering. >> bernanke also giving no indication at all that fed stimulus will slow down any time soon and the rally really kicked into high gear following that. so in today's closing pebble exchange, mike holland, josh brown, abs cnbc contributor if fusion ant littics, nathan bacharach and our very own rick santelli. rick, you
Feb 26, 2013 11:00pm EST
likes on a technical basis. here is the big three. you know them. amazon. michael kors. yeah, the handbag company. and schlumberger, the oil service company. it is better than dumping everything into the teeth of a sell off because someone doesn't feel good. first check out amazon's daily chart. huh. back in january amazon net a major 1.27 -- remember that extension, 1.272 fibonacci extension, and surpassed it slightly. remember, these extensions typically give boroden targets where a stock will top out at least in the near term and since then amazon has been on the decline, not a big decline but a decline. where does the stock become buyable? there are two key zones created by the clusters of the fibonacci relationships. boroden thinks amazon can find support between 243 and 245, 14.6 points below where it is now. there is another zone of support, 236 to 239. if amazon gets down there you want to hold and only then start buying. it is a terrific call. it is amazon from a fundamental basis, i think that's a good call to get in. how about this one? this is my favorite. michael
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Feb 25, 2013 6:00pm EST
, officemax, asked you in the break is it because of amazon? will send you stuff for free can we don't have to pay shipping costs, prices are incredibly one point. do you think they are the big gorilla in this market? >> amazon prime is electric avenue laying waste to all the land based retail with shopping centers, shopping mall-based, whether it is the category dominant change, toys "r" us, the future is uncertain, best buy the only one left in consumer electronics. their future is uncertain just like officemax and office depot future was uncertain. had they not combined and even combining amazon can still hit them with tko. gerri: amazon can offer things cheaper and the retailers themselves will buy from amazon rather than the manufacturer because they can get it cheaper, how is that possible? >> is a great question because amazon will sell margins 0-5% to get more size, scale. more market share, exactly what you are referencing. amazon wins and the rest of the competition gets rationalized, most of which is run off of the retail road. gerri: there is a lot of demand as people
Feb 18, 2013 5:00pm PST
with have released japan figures. they show amazon to be the top online retailer. the figures are in amazon's annual report submitted to a u.s. stock exchange. the firm logged some $7.8 billion in revenue last year in the japanese market. that's about 12% of the firm's in contrt revenue for leading japanese operate rakuten was much smaller at $4.7 billion. amazon has gained more customers in japan by offering free delivery. the firm can ship products on the same day from 11 distribution centers across the country. the growing system of internet retailers is forcing department stores and appliance chains to improve their online services. more headlines and business for you next hour. here is a check on markets. >>> venezuelan president chavez has made a return trip home. he was transimportanted to the military hospital with cabinet ministers and his family. he vowed to conquer the disease and he said he trust his doctors and nurses. venezuelan officials released the first photos of the president since his december surgery. officials said he had a tracheal tube inserted and is h
Feb 5, 2013 6:00pm EST
is fang? facebooks, amazon net36 and google. they all take major bites out of t the -- as we approach one of the most important days of the we're for the stock market, my birthday. if you want to date me, i was partial to white fang. back to the fang of tech. what makes bob a fan? they have been powering recently. first off, check out facebook, letter "f" for fang. a lot of noise and volivity, there is an important support for facebook at twaempt less than a point below where it is right now. ceiling of resistance at 32. it will be ripe for a pullback, do buying, get to the 23 level. the bullish picture for facebook is the weekly chart. pre pre pressto. >> the stock trade is down in a tight range that looks like a handle. this cup and handle, i know it sounds silly. inviting facebook over for tea time. this is one of the bullish patterns out there. once it breaks out from the handle, facebook did a month ago, you get a sustained move higher. i have to tell you, lang believes this long term move is infancy. 32. and facebook, there is little standing in the way of technical perspective. i t
Feb 12, 2013 12:00pm EST
subscribers. one is noise and one is trend. there's competitors like amazon and apple tv and hulu. >> look at that move, 128% over the past three months. >>> finally coca-cola beat iing earnings and falling short on revenue, probably why the stock is off nearly 3% today, wouldn't you say? >> it certainly is. and you look at china and the european sales and weakness not that it's not expected but maybe a little more weakness than folks anticipated. i actually prefer pepsi over coke right now if you want to do the challenge and like the yield in pepsi as well. >>> at the goldman sachs internet conference, ebay ceo donahoe is wrap ugh up. this is one of your largest holdings. >> ebay, their growth is actually accelerating. >> you look at the number of users using the market platform that's ebb sk accelerating. look at the number of users on payment platform accelerating and revenue accelerating qe-3 to q4. the nice thing they're doing i like the name, they're enabling a lot of merchants to get onto the internet and helping them with that process. if you believe it the papal offline opportunit
Feb 18, 2013 2:30pm PST
of the european meat industry. >> amazon has announced they fired a german security company amid accusations that seasonal warehouse workers had been harassed. >> they were named in a german television documentary for allegedly misreading foreigners. suddenly our door wearing copy clothing with a brand strongly associated with the new nazi movement. allegations of overworking and underpaying its staff. temporary workers hired for the christmas season were housed in overcrowded accommodation and paid less than agreed. the service industry union is livid. >> it's hard to grasp how i company like amazon can think of treating their workers like this. the aim now is to make sure dignity is restored to the working condition that amazon. >> unions in germany have long criticized as excessively low wages and breaches of employment law in a variety of industries, but it has not prevented working conditions from sliding steadily downhill and not only an online retailers. on monday, the government released new figures showing the number of people in shift work has increased and one in four employees no
Feb 5, 2013 4:00pm PST
. and amazon is launching a virtual occurrencey called amazon coin. users will be able to buy apps in the sore with these coins. and÷kçj amazon will give out ts of millions of the coins once the program starts in may. the move is an effort to lure developers to create apps for amazon. dan, carolyn, back to you. >> thank you. >> is the world ready for os yammaland is in the town in pakistan where u.s. special forces killed osama bin laden is planning to build an amusement park. leaders are laying out the framework for the attraction not far from the compound where bin laden lived. they hope it will attract tourists. they deny it's to improve the town's image. >> let's talk about rain that is coming this way after a long, dry spell. >> yes. spencer christian is here with a look at the accu-weather forecast. >> nothing artificial about the water here. we don't expect it to be heavy but we do need the rain. here is a live view from our mount tam camera over the bay. all of a sudden, just seconds ago, low clouds moved but they're not obscuring our views it from. here is a look at live dop prer 7
Feb 8, 2013 4:30pm PST
competitor you can't walk into-- its fastest growing competitor, amazon, do you think th will take volume away? >> it'nteresting youention hat. if yo lo at amazon, amazon has tremendous distribution here in the united states and may be struggling somewhat in terms of replicating that in other markets, like china. on the other hand, when you look at a company like wal-mart, that company is growing very nicely overseas, expanding and making their overseas operation much more efficient. so wal-mart has a very nice growth trajectory overseas and i think is going to be very competitive against just about any and all comers, including amazon. >> tom: interesting, kind of an international play with wal-mart. you also like extensor, a business consulting services firm but the stock prices has risen, close to the high end of the range. put new money to work here in the low 70s? >> yes, just as wal-mart was a play on the global consumer, exsensor, formerly anthony consulting, is a play on improving business inspector generalling. businesses are in a position where they need to be more competitive,
Feb 10, 2013 9:00am PST
forward beyond ebay and amazon with the advent of the tablet and electronic catalogs. this one is called coffee table and it mixes big retailers together. retailers like hellsburgs and lands' end and l.l. bean. ben choi is the ceo of coffee table. he's also venture capitalist running mavron capital with starbucks' founder howard schulz and spent time at the cia's silicon value chee capital arm but left just before his secret clearance was complete. we should ask about that later, comrade. but in the meantime, in the last segment i carefully said i really like peoria. you're from peoria. >> you're in range. born and raised in peoria. that's what the cia told you. >> that's your cover story. your back story. so on this catalog -- and i played with it and it's very pretty. >> thank you. >> it reminds me of a certain degree of next issue, the magazine app. >> yep. >> it's interactive, colorful. lands' end and l.l. bean are in the same catalog. >> yes. >> which if i were lands' end i'd say i hate those guys, they're my biggest competitor, don't put me in the catalog with them. but you're sayi
Feb 19, 2013 3:00pm EST
at a cheaper price. will it help, or are you better off with online rival amazon? talking numbers. on the technical side, richard ross global technical strategist with auburn grayson and on the fundamentals abigail doolittle equity strategist and a cnbc contributor. good to see you both. kick us off here. rich, which chart looks better? >> let's start with best buy here. this stock is on an absolute tear, up 46% year-to-date picking it the second best performing stock in the s&p 500 trailing only netflix, ironically, a stock with no physical presence whatsoever. when you look at the chart, you see the decisive breakout from the head and shoulders bott toj. taken out the neckline of the average and taken it out in one fell swoop. stocks like heyman roth, i'll trust it but won't buy it. you can play the momentum from the long side. when you bring up amazon, different story. back in january the stock pushes out to a fresh all-time high on earnings, but that breakup failed and if you break below 262, you want to look out below. you'll test the 200-day at 240 and the 200 week at 173. i
Feb 5, 2013 11:00pm EST
to be amazon. >> no, no. we have a very different approach. amazon is a retailer. we're a technology platform that is helping retailers and small businesses all over the world. >> charlie: you might want to be something else tomorrow or the next day. >> i don't think we'll ever be handling the goods. we'll never be a retailer. >> charlie: the transaction first. >> commerce and payments platform that partners with retailers all over the world, large and small, to help them compete in this changing commerce environment. and we will never compete with them. that's a very important point to these retailers. they don't view us... >> charlie: retailers will never compete with you. >> we want to enable you to succeed. >> charlie: in mobile and in your business and in many other businesses, is software king? is that what makes the difference? you have the better software? >> well, i think the software is the tool that allows you to build a better user experience. and a better end-to-end user experience. software and the internet the fact that you're connected is enabling experiences we never could ha
Feb 15, 2013 11:00pm PST
platform. and the result is some people like amazon have made kindl fires out of e thing. they're incomtible with everything else. so in technology they would say this product has forked. it has always these different versions it that don't speak to each other is so you can't write one application on android and have it work across all the products. that's a problem. well, if i were google i wouldn't even be trying that. i would sit there and go wait a minute, my world is the world of the web. and there's going to be a next generation of the web. there is a new technology called htm l5, all that is the programming language around which the web is built so if you think was's the web built in, it's built in html. and all that ithe next version. there hasn't been a new one in 12 years. now if you were google and dominated the old one i would have thought the logical was to try to obsolete apps by giving people something where it gave the publisher total control and the consumer total control. but google isn't doing that. >> so is roger right? >> i think he paints too pessimistic a
Feb 4, 2013 12:00pm EST
think those kind of flows have happened across a good number of high growth tech stocks. google, amazon, ebay, series of -- facebook too, they have all benefitted from the apple flows. the google story stands on its own. not only is it still the dominant search player. yahoo! so far behind google at this point. there are also new growth areas for google. this youtube asset, as tv ad budget assets migrate online, there is an enterprise play at google which we think the market severely underappreciates if they -- if the market starts focusing on that, google's clout offering, there is room for the earnings to go higher. >> there was a good article in the wall street journal this morning talking about cloud, amazon, microsoft, google. who will be the winner there? >> that's what i was trying to hint at or talk about. amazon is considered and is the de facto leader in that market. people underappreciate google's positioning in that market. they have got the infrastructure. they got the scale, just like amazon does to compete in that market. the stock gets no credit for it. we think the long
Feb 14, 2013 12:00pm EST
of pounding the table on it at 53 bucks saying i think it could be the next decade's amazon ten years ago, another 20-bagger. it's a better business than amazon, a three-bagger later i have i think the 20-bagger scenario over the next ten years is more likely. the company is going gangbusters. when a stock triples you have to take profit so i've sort have been trimming it back, a wide range of outcomes, more downside at 185 than 153 so it's about a 4% position and i like it there. got a lot of upside optionality. >> icons made a killing in netflix in a short period of time. quickly, nokia, short. >> yes. >> baker is going to disagree with you but why? >> got a $15 billion market cap and rallied off its lows but i don't think there's any room for a new type of phone in an apple/android world. they're getting killed at the low end by the low end chinese manufacturers so they're getting killed at the high end and low end. i see them losing money and the stock will continue to go down. >> why are you short blackberry? >> i'm waiting. the lesson i've learned on nokia, when one company introduc
Feb 16, 2013 2:00pm PST
and amazon. >> we all want international businesses located in our countries and doing business in our countries and employing people in our countries and certainly britain wants to have one of the most competitive tax systems in the world but we want businesses to pay the taxes we set in our countries and that cannot be achieved by one country alone. >> there were demonstrations outside of starbucks in london when it was revealed the coffee giant paid just $13 million corporation tax in 14 years trading in the u.k. in 2011, starbucks had u.k. sales of $620 million and in the u.s. facebook paid no corporate tax despite recording profits of over $1 billion. >> for the most part, the companies are not breaking the law but avoiding paying tax through legal loopholes rather than evagged it and it means using accounting mechanisms they can move where their profits are recorded around the world in different tax jurisdictions and thereby avoiding paying as much taxes had they been based in a particular country. >> finance min
Feb 18, 2013 6:00pm PST
as 19 of the biggest online retailers such as amazon. >> i am sure they don't want to do it but they have to do it. >> people actually prefer shopping online. >> they might go out of business because people buy online where they have free delivery, great return policies and excellent prices. >> reporter: though price remains the key, they have something the internet has yet to match, take it home right now. >> if i am looking looking for incident gratification that would work. >> reporter: local retailers hire locally. >> it is great for best buy to bargain this way and to be in competition with amazon and bring back situations within the community. that we all profit by that. it is a win-win situation. >> i think it is a great idea for best buy to do it. i think in that situation everybody wins. >> reporter: here is how it works, you will pick out the product from the internet or bring a paper add and show it to them. they will decide whether or not they want to match it, which they will, one per shopping spree. consumer editor tom vacar, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> google
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Feb 24, 2013 1:00am EST
schools need more of? >> it is, brenda. we have companies like microsoft, like ups, like amazon that are envy of the world and yet, our education system, despite the fact that we pour trillions into it in the last 40 or 50 years hasn't budged one iota. we need to start measuring the teachers. in corporate america, jonas, i don't think they take out pencils and-- >> i don't know what-- i bet you can't find it in a google headquarters. >> we should have is more like carpet america, and they don't do standard advertisiizedtestin google or amazon either, a ridiculous way it promote somebody and they also don't have unions to the companies and upside we're going to heron from th-- learn from this. it's not done in corporate america, who's taken a test in a company. >> and okay. john, you don't think this is old-fashioned, do you, to take a test and judged by it? >> good lord, no. gary b is 100% right. what he talked about at the p and l, that is your test. a manager is measured on merit and companies are becoming more proficient overseas and we have a shortfall of up to 50,000 tech e
Feb 17, 2013 9:39am EST
, it was down quite a ways on amazon. now it's number three on the amazon best-seller list but i've got to tell you i have never heard of somebody talking about the flat tax at a prayer breakfast. that was a pretty interesting -- >> well, you know, i preferred to talk -- to refer to it as the proportional tax because, of course, it comes from the concept of tithing, you know, if you make a gazillion dollars, you pay a gazillion dollars. if you make very little, you pay very little but everybody contributes. >> what do you make of president obama as a leader? >> i think he's a very talented politici politician. >> that sounds like same phrase. you obviously disagree with him -- >> there are a number of policies that i don't believe lead to the growth of our nation and don't lead to the elevation of our nation, and, you know, what i would like to do -- i don't want to sit here and say all his policies are bad, but what i would like to see more often in this nation is an open and intelligent conversation. not people just casting aspersions at each other. i mean it's unbelievable to me the way peop
Feb 3, 2013 9:00am PST
. >> amazon was slightly worse and there's tanked in both cases looking at the long run. what happened in this quarter is relative to what people talked about. this is one quarter in a century that we're looking forward. what we want to focus on, in d netflix surprise us? are they creating a new market, streaming movies to mobile devices that people didn't think exists? is amazon becoming the leader in cloud computing, starting local delivery? things we didn't think they would do five years ago. >> you know what the other thing is. these companies have shorter shelf lives. they last seven, eight, nine, ten year. >> not necessarily. apple survived as a second-rate tech company despite having great technology. >> that can is the exception. that's a rarity. >> of course. all of them, even apple, they are like great white sharks. they are power houses. they are unstoppable until they stop and they got it. it can happen very quickly. investors worry about that every day. and, so, when facebook comes out with, oh, yeah, we're delivering ads to cell phones, that's not enough. what are you goi
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Feb 23, 2013 5:00am EST
. nine states that are collecting what is called the amazon sales tax. i say amazon sales tax, what it really is is a tax on all online sales. arizona, california, as you can see, kansas, new york, north dakota, on and on. now, senator dick durbin, democrat from illinois is pushing for a national on-line sales tax. what do you make of that? >> exactly. in the real battle here is not so much between online and offline as between big and small. so if you're -- if you are a big company like walmart and target you are already paying taxes on all the state because u.s. stores and all the states. that is the rule. if you have a store in the state you're using, you have employees. gerri: that everybody does. >> if you don't then you are not using those resources and what his legislation would do would essentially overturn the 1992 supreme court decision that said, in order to pay taxes and estate you have to have some does go presence there. gerri: that is the big debate that went on between brick and mortar and online. so here is the estimate from the university of tenssee about how much
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